NYCC 2018 Educational Panels #MakeComics

NYCC 2018 Educational Panels

It’s that time of the year again! New York Comicon 2018 is almost here! This year, our panels are on Thursday, October 4th. Please try to adjust your schedule, so you can join us for this brand new time slot.

Educational Panels

Visual Storytelling for Comic Creators
October 04, 2018, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM, Room 1C03 – Javits Center
Learn how to write & draw a complete comic book page from beginning to end. Writing, editing, & art are discussed by professional editors, writers, & artists who work for publishers like Marvel, DC, Image, AfterShock, & Valiant. This is a live demo of the process, as we break down a single page of a published comic for a 360-degree overview. Pros & fans in the audience interact in the process to increase understanding of how to make professional comics. All levels, all ages.

  • Tim Seeley (Batman, Hack/Slash)
  • Jerry Ordway (Power of Shazam, Superman)
  • Jamal Igle (Supergirl, Molly Danger)
  • Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise, Rachel Rising)
  • Sean Chen (Wolverine, Iron Man

#MakeComics: Editors on Editing
October 04, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Room 1C03 – Javits Center
Talk to actual working editors from major comic book publishers, as they discuss the craft and business of comics publishing. Learn about submissions, professionalism, and what it takes to make it as an editor.

  • Lysa Hawkins, Editor at Valiant Entertainment
  • Joe Rybandt, Editorial Director at Dynamite Entertainment

Creator Connection: Facilitated Professional Networking
October 04, 2018, 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM, Room 1C03 – Javits Center
Meet your next creative partners in this fun, interactive networking session. IMPORTANT: Bring business cards & samples of your work because you will be meeting, greeting, and exchanging creative ideas! This panel has helped complete strangers form creative teams and publish comic books. It’s fun even for shy people. The original & best Creator Connection. Be there and launch your career. Be prepared. Be inspired.

  • Creator After Con
  • Pronto Comics publishing team
  • Alexa Fox of Challenging Comics


Creative After Con Networking Events:

Friday October 5 & Saturday October 6

Twins Pub
421 9th Ave
New York, NY 10001

(More details to come…)

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